However, Southern Illinois was able to break the seal in the top of the fifth.
Swartz lasted six innings before relief pitcher Zane Probst was inserted in the seventh. Katie Ball crossed the plate on an error for the first run and Rebekah DeBlanc drove in the second with an RBI single into right field. Reno broke for home on the play to help give the Mavs a 6-0 lead. The Falcons have just one extra base hit - a Jordan Key double. "Once that happened, it set the tone for the rest of the game".
Taylor Wilson notched her first career triple in the bottom of the fourth, slicing a ball past a diving right fielder with two outs.
"Sid is one of those kids, a rare kid that eats, drinks, lives, she just lives softball, softball's her life", Candela said.
The Broncos took the lead for good in the top of the third inning when RBI singles by Bryce McMullen and Dylan Fitzgerald put them up 3-2 and then scored five more runs in the fourth to make it 8-2.
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World champion Tom Walsh won the shot put gold for New Zealand at 21.41 meters after a setting a games record 22.45 in qualifying. Canada's defending champion Damian Warner leads the decathlon with a total of 4,509 points at halfway.
"Raben Reed gets his first varsity win against Sullivan East", Blue Devil head coach Chad Gillis said. "Of course the success has made it much easier, but I just feel like this year we are so much more of a family".
"Gotshall kept them off balance", Thomas said. We had some costly errors and to many free bases. "I focus on everybody else's energy". He struck out four batters over seven innings of work on only 87 pitches while scattering five hits and allowing one earned run. She threw 138 pitches.
Leading hitters for the Lady Lions: Lyndee Spargur (2 for 3, 3 runs, 3 rbi), Carli Reiber (1 for 2, 1 run, 1 rbi), Kaiti White (2 for 2, 1 run), Layla Hattan (1 for 3, 1 run, 2 rbi), Lauren Arnold (2 for 2, double, 1 run, 3rbi), Ashley Sanderson (1 for 3, 1 run), Molly Thackston (2 for 3, double, 1 run, 2 rbi), Megan Gragg (2 for 3, 1 runs), Madi Fox (1 for 2, 2 run, 1 rbi).
Trailing, 2-0, after one inning because of Christian Fuentes' RBI double, Hamilton cut the lead in half in the second inning when Steve Meckel scored on Bobby Tamasi's single. That wasn't enough for the Flashes, however, as the Bobcats' Alex Day went 5-for-5 with two home runs and eight RBI to lead OH to a 22-7 victory. Mandell then came up and hit what seemed to be an inning-ending grounder to the pitcher. Cheyenne Boles went 3-for-3 and batted in three runs to lead all batters, with Peyton Bacon, Katie Pritchett and Kristen Toppel rounding out the Eagles' 14 hits.
Her second sac fly was thanks to a heads-up play by base runner Angelina Reno in the home fifth. She's mentally strong this year.
"It's been a rough year for us with the rain", Eureka co-coach Katelyn Graeser said. She fanned one while walking three and allowing nine hits. Clifton was thrown out trying to stretch the hit into a double, but all the comotion allowed Rellergert to scamper home for the first run for the Indians, narrowing the deficit to 5-1. Schmidt served her goal as the Missiles' leadoff hitter, drawing three walks and seeing 24 total pitches in her four plate appearances.